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Ken Robinson (1) (1950–2020)

Author of The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything

For other authors named Ken Robinson, see the disambiguation page.

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Image credit: Sir Ken Robinson at The Creative Company Conference May 26, 2009 in Amsterdam [credit: Sebastiaan ter Burg]

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Here's what I wrote in 2012 about this read: "Good food for thought re purpose and passion, being in the Element."
 
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MGADMJK | 34 other reviews | Sep 6, 2023 |
When I picked up this book, I expected it to be about becoming more creative and how to use it in your school/workplace. Thus, I found it spent a surprising amount of time talking about the education system and other things not related to creativity. It only just starts on creativity halfway through. Ultimately it's about educational and corporate systems, not creativity, which I am not qualified to comment on. The grammar was all over the place, though (can't seem to decide between US or UK), with pretty poor punctuation, which is disappointing for a book about education.… (more)
 
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TheCaretaker | 16 other reviews | Aug 21, 2023 |
Interesting interviews and collected studies of individuals doing what they love and doing it very well. Plenty of valid criticism of formal education and a little about how to remedy the problems. I'd like to see more about how to find and claim individual creativity in adulthood; i.e. how to recover from the effects of years of schooling.
 
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